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CBOT Trends-Wheat down 10-15 cents, corn down 2-4, soybeans mixed

CHICAGO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) at 8:30 a.m. CDT (1330 GMT) on Thursday.

WHEAT - Down 10 to 15 cents per bushel

* Wheat futures lower on technical and speculative selling. Weak U.S. wheat exports and continued grain shipments from Ukraine's Black Sea ports pressuring the market, along with an accelerating U.S. spring wheat harvest.

* CBOT September wheat fell for a fifth straight session and hit the lowest level since Jan. 14 during overnight trading.

* The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said net weekly U.S. wheat export sales in the week ended Aug. 11 totaled 207,200 tonnes, below trade forecasts for 250,000 to 650,000 tonnes.

* One more ship carrying grain has left Ukraine's Chornomorsk port, bringing the total number of vessels to leave Ukraine's Black Sea ports under a U.N.-brokered grain export deal to 25.

* CBOT September soft red winter wheat futures last traded down 15 cents at $7.48-1/4 a bushel. K.C. September hard red winter wheat was last down 18-1/2 cents at $8.32-1/2 a bushel, and MGEX September spring wheat was last 13-3/4 cents lower at $8.69-3/4.

CORN - Down 2 to 4 cents per bushel

* Corn lower on technical selling and on forecasts for some rain and milder temperatures in dry areas of the U.S. Midwest.

* The actively traded December contract fell to a 1-1/2 week low in overnight trading.

* The USDA reported net U.S. corn sales last week at 99,300 tonnes for shipment in the 2021/22 marketing year, in line with trade estimates for up to 400,000 tonnes. Sales for 2022/23 shipment totaled 750,000 tonnes, above expectations for 300,000 to 700,000 tonnes.

* CBOT December corn futures were 2-1/2 cents lower at $6.09-1/2 per bushel.

SOYBEANS - Up 2 to down 5 cents per bushel

* Soybeans mixed. Technical selling and favorable U.S. Midwest crop weather weighing on prices while improving export demand underpinning the market.

* The actively traded November contract hit technical chart resistance at its 200-day moving average in overnight trading.

* The USDA said net old-crop U.S. soybean sales last week totaled 96,900 tonnes, within trade estimates for up to 300,000 tonnes. Sales for 2022/23 shipment totaled 1,302,800 tonnes, above trade estimates for 300,000 to 650,000 tonnes.

* China's state stockpiler Sinograin and top state-owned grains trader COFCO have set up a joint venture to manage the country's huge grain reserves, state media reported on Thursday.

* CBOT November soybeans were last 4 cents lower at $13.86 a bushel. (Reporting by Karl Plume;Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

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